Shadowland: Gordon Anthony Photographs 1926-52

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Shadowland: Gordon Anthony Photographs 1926-52
22 July -16 October 1988 – National Portrait Gallery

Shadowland is the first full retrospective exhibition of Gordon Anthony’s work. It embraces all the major themes of his career; his highly acclaimed ballet photographs, his dramatic portraits of film and theatre personalities and his work as official portrait photographer to the Air Ministry in World War II.

Gordon Anthony was born in 1902 in County Wicklow, Ireland. By 1910 his family had moved to London where, like his sister Ninette de Valois, Anthony’s childhood ambition was to become a dancer. But at the age of fourteen he was given his first camera and soon turned his creative attentions to photography. In 1926 Ninette de Valois opened her school of dancing, which became a vital focus of creative activity for British ballet and a point of departure for the founding of the Vic-Wells Company, the nucleus of the Royal Ballet. It was here that Anthony took his first dance photographs, some of which were published in The Dancing Times under the name of Pierrot.

By 1934 Anthony had developed a recognizable studio style based on expressive, low key lighting and shadow projections; recreating the worlds of ballet and the theatre for the pages of society magazines like The Bystander and The Sketch. His features on international start such as Vera Zorina brought him wide acclaim, while his studies of dancers such as Margot Fonteyn and Robert Helpmann played an important part in the popularization of British ballet. His glamorous portraits of London’s theatre personalities enhanced Anthony’s growing reputation; these included photographs of John Gielgud, Terence Rattigan, Peggy Ashcroft and Vivien Leigh.

Press Notice

Shadowland: Gordon Anthony Photographs 1926-52
Exhibition organised by The Royal Pavilion, Art Gallery and Museums, Brighton
22-July to 16 October 1988

Shadowland is the first full retrospective exhibition of Gordon Anthony’s work. It embraces all the major themes of his career; his highly acclaimed ballet photographs, his dramatic portraits of film and theatre personalities and his work as official portrait photographer to the Air Ministry in World War II. The National Portrait Gallery is the London venue for this exhibition, which was researched and organised by David Chandler, Assistant Exhibition organiser at the Photographer’s Gallery.

In association with the exhibition, the Education Department is holding a two week summer workshop, ‘Shadowplay’ for children and adults. The young contemporary photographer Liam Woon will be making portraits using dramatic lighting and ‘shadowplay’ to echo the photographic style characteristic of Gordon Anthony’s work in the 1930s. The workshops will involve helping to set up the studio, organise lighting and create the shadow background.

Press extracts

Dancing Times ‘Speaking of Dance: Gordon Anthony’, August 1988 - Barbara Newman

‘To imagine dancers are easy to photograph is one of those beautiful illusions of life.’


The Independent
‘Gordon Anthony Obituary’, 27th July 1989 – Peter Brinson

‘As a photographer he stood on the expressionist side of the modernist movement, noted for his use of light and shadow, for his improvisation and meticulous efforts to convey in still pictures the essence of a production, of a dancer’s part and of dance movement. His work reflects his knowledge of dance, but also his frustrated dance ambitions.’

The British Journal of Photography ‘Transported to a world of fantasy – Gordon Anthony: portraits and dance’ 15th September 1988 – Walter Nurnberg

‘The exhibition of Gordon Anthony’s work is not only an historical event, but indeed a pleasurable challenge to the modern eye. At a time when our vision is constantly exposed to an onslaught of synthetic colour (not least by television), his masterly use of black-and-white photographs reminds us afresh of its creative and suggestive power.’

‘The title of the exhibition Shadowland obviously refers to Gordon Anthony’s recurrent and brilliant use of background projection. Although his technique was at the time already used occasionally in commercial photography, he certainly developed it much further in his portrait and ballet scenes, to become a catalyst to stir the imagination.’

Exhibition Handlist

Personalia

1. Thelma Stannus, sister of Gordon Anthony,1920 Gordon Anthony

2. Thelma Stannus, sister of Gordon Anthony, 1920 Gordon Anthony

3. Ninette de Valois by ‘Pierrot’(Gordon Anthony), c. 1926 Gordon Anthony

4. Ninette de Valois, portrait by Gordon Anthony, 1936 The Dancing Times

5. Gordon Anthony’s mother and dog.  Gordon Anthony

6. Frances James, Gordon Anthony’s first wife, by ‘Pierrot’. 1928 Gordon Anthony

7. Frances James and son Paul, 1932 Gordon Anthony

8. Gordon Anthony in his office. BBC Hulton Picture Library Ref: GA 15-49 P76795

9. Gordon Anthony in his office. BBC Hulton Picture Library Ref: GA 15-58 P76787

10. Gordon Anthony, self portrait. Gordon  Anthony

11. Gordon Anthony and Margot Fonteyn at the opening of his studio, 30 July, 1936 Gordon Anthony

12. (from left to right) Ninette de Valois, Arnold Haskell, Margot Fonteyn, Gordon Anthony and Constant Lambert at the opening of the Gordon Anthony’s studio, 30 July 1936 Gordon Anthony

13. Gordon Anthony’s wartime studio in Thurloe Court, off the Fulham Road, 1941 Gordon Anthony

14. Miss Lila Field’s Miniature Russian Ballet, Gordon Anthony and Ninette de Valois at centre. Published in The Dancing Times, June 1913 The Dancing Times

Portraits

15. Wes Adams and Lisa, American Cabaret Dancers, 1937 BBC Hulton Picture Library, (M119065)

16. Yvonne Arnaud (1892-1958) Actress, 1936

BBC Hulton Picture Library (M111866)

17. Peggy Ashcroft (born 1907) Actress, c. 1936

BBC Hulton Picture Library (M111900)

18. Frederick Ashton (born 1904) Dancer and Choreographer, 1930s Photographs by Theatre Museum, courtesy of the Trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

19. Lilian Baylis (1874-1937) Manager of the Old Vic, 1937 Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the Trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

20. Cecil Baton (1904-1980) Photographer 1937 BBC Hulton Picture Library (P57614)

21. Thomas Beecham (1879-1961) Conductor, 1930s BBC Hulton Picture Library (P57626)

22. Alexandre Benois (1870-1960) Designer 1937 Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the Truestees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

23. Nadia Benois 1930s Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the Trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

24. Lord Berners (1883-1950) Composter, Designer, Writer 1937 BBC Hulton Picture Library (P57754)

25. Lord Berners and Gertrude Stein The ballet, A Wedding Bouquet, with music by Lord Berners and words by Gertrude Stein, was choreographed by Frederick Ashton. 1937 BBC Hulton Picture Library (P57758)

26. Arthur Bliss, (1891-1975) Composer 1937 BBC Hulton Picture Library (P56333)

27. Coral Browne (born 1913) Actress, 1940s BBC Hulton Picture Library (M125562)

28. Constance Cummings (born 1910) Actress, 1939 BBC Hulton Picture Library (M126642

29. Colonel Wassily de Basil (1888-1951) Director of the Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo (1932-1938) and Original Ballet Russe (1939-48) 1937 Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the Trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

30. Ninette de Valois (born 1898) Dancer, choreographer, Founder of the Royal Ballet and Ballet School 1937 Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the Trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

31. Robert Donat (1905- 1958) Actor 1939 BBC Hulton Picture Library (M124211)

32. Antal Dorati Conductor and composter. Conductor with the Ballet Russes de Monte Carlo and Original Ballet Russe (1935-1941) 1930s BBC Hulton Picture Library (P77400)

33. Edwin Evans (1874-1945) Critic and expert on Russian Composers. 1938 BBC Hulton Picture Library (P77400)

34. Michel Fokine (1880-1942) Choreographer, 1930s Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the Trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

35. Greer Garson (born 1908) Actress 1939 BBC Hulton Picture Library (M111164)

36. John Gielgud (born 1904) Actor, 1937 BBC Hulton Picture Library (M110496)

37. Benjamino Gigli (1890-1957) Tenor 1939 BBC Hulton Picture Library (M111157)

38. Joan Greenwood (1921-1987) Actress 1930s BBC Hulton Picture Library (M127732)

39. Joyce Grenfell (1910-1979) Actress, 1940s BBC Hulton Picture Library (M122476)

40. Alec Guiness (born 1914) Actor, 1946 BBC Hulton Picture Library (M125418)

41. Tyrone Gurthrie (1900-1971) Actor and Producer, 1939 BBC Hulton Picture Library (P74433)

42. Arnold Haskell (born 1903) Dance critic and Balletomane, 1937 Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the Trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

43. Edward McKnight Kauffer (1891-1954) Designer, 1937 BBC Hulton Picture Library (P75463)

44. Rachel Kempson (Lady Redgrave) (born 1910) Actress, 1938 BBC Hulton Picture Library (M124080)

45. Hans Knappertsbusch (1888 -1965) Conductor. His only London appearance was made conducting Salome at Convent Garden in 1937. 1937 BBC Hulton Picture Library (P74436)

46. Efrem Kurtz (born 1900) Conductor of the Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo and Original Ballet Russe (1933-42), 1937 BBC Hulton Picture Library (PP74437)

47. Constant Lambert (1905-1951) Conductor , Composer, Writer, 1930s Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the Trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

48. Theyre Lee-Elliott Designer, 1930s BBC Hulton Picture Library (P77396)

49. Vivien Leigh (1913-1967 Actress, 1940 BBC Hulton Picture Library (M112127)

50. David Lichine (1910-1972) Dancer and Choreographer, c.1937 Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the Trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

51. William Lloyd-Webber Director, London College of Music, 1930s BBC Hulton Picture Library (P74444)

52. Lydia Lopokova (1891-1981) Dancer, 1936 Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the Trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

53. Léonide Massine (1895-1979) Dancer and Choreographer, 1938 Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the Trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

54. Edward Maufe (1883-1974) Architect, 1937 1930s BBC Hulton Picture Library (74448)

55. Herbert Menges (1902-1972) Composer and Conductor. Musical director and composer to the Old Vic Theatre, 193-50. Conductor at Sadler’s wells, 1941-44. 1938  BBC Hulton Picture Library (P75465)

56. Oliver Messel (1904-1978) Designer, 1937 BBC Hulton Picture Library (P75465)

57. Angus Morrison (born 1902) Pianist, 1938 BBC Hulton Picture Library (M124062)

58. Bronislava Nijinska (1891-1972) Dancer and Choreographer, 1937 Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the Trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

59. Anthony Quayle and Hermione Hannen (both born 1913) Actor/Actress (Husband and Wife), 1938 BBC Hulton Picture Library (M125567)

60. Francesco Salfi Conductor, 1937 BBC Hulton Picture Library (P74460)

61. Gertrude Stein (1874-1946) Writer, 1937 BBC Hulton Picture Library (P73544)

62. Peter Ustinov (born 1921) Actor, c.1940 BBC Hulton Picture Library (P74459)

63. Emlyn Williams (1905-1987) Actor, Writer, 1938 BBC Hulton Picture Library (P76897)

64. Diana Wynyard (1906-1964) Actress, 1938 BBC Picture Library (M127803)

Vintage Portrait Prints

65. Frederick Ashton (born 1904) Vintage Print, 1946 Gordon Anthony

66. William Chappell (Born 1908) Dancer and Designer, Vintage print. 1946 National Portrait Gallery

67. Anton Dolin (1904-1981) and Alicia Markova (born 1910). Dancers, founders of Markova-Dolin Company (1935-1951). Vintage Print. 1940s Gordon Anthony

68. Ashley Dukes (1885-1959) Dramatic author, writer, manager. Opened the Mercury Theatre (1933). Vintage Print, 1930s BBC Hulton Picture Library

69. Sophie Fedorovitch, Designer, Vintage Print. 1930s Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the Trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

70. Robert Helpmann (born 1909) Dancer. Vintage Print. 1946 Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the Trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

71. Alicia Markova and Edward Seago (both born in 1910) The dancer in the artist’s studio. Vintage Print. 1938 Gordon Anthony

72. Marie Rambert (1888-1982) Dancer, Choreographer, teacher, founder of Rambert Dance Company (Ballet Club, 1931). Vintage Print. 1938 Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the Trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

73. Terence Rattigan (1911-1977) Playwright. Vintage Print. 1938 Gordon Anthony

74. Nicholas Serguéeff (1876-1951) Composer. Vintage Print. 1940 National Portrait Gallery

75. Sir Osbert Sitwell (1892-1969) Writer. 1937 Gordon Anthony

76. John Wyse (born 1904) Actor, 1936 Gordon Anthony

The Air Ministry

77. Gordon Anthony (Flight Lieutenant Gordon Stannus) by Peter Clark, 1944 Gordon Anthony

78. Wing-Commander Geoffrey Leonard Cheshire, VC, DSO, 1944 Imperial War Museum (CH13626)

79. Air Vice Marshal James Richmond Gordon- Finlayson, 1944 Imperial War Museum (CH13628)

80. Raymond Hiley Harries, RAF fighter pilot, 1944 Imperial War Museum (CH13616)

81. Air Vice-Marshal James Edgar Johnson, 1944 Imperial War Museum (CH13616)

82. Sir Charles Portal, GCB, DSO, MC, Marshal of the RAF, 1944 Gordon Anthony

83. Flight Lieutenant Samouelle, 1944 Imperial War Museum (CH11400)

84. Whitney Willard Straight, Airman, 1944 Imperial War Museum (CH11910)

Ballet

85. Pearl Argyle in Les Sylphides, Vic-Wells Ballet, 1935 Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the Trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

86. Hans Garsat, Erika Harka, Hans Zullig in The Mirror, Ballets Jooss, 1936. Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the Trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

87. The Green Table, Ballets Jooss, 1936 Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the Trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

88. Irina Baronova as Passion in Les Presages, de Basil’s Ballets Russes. Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the Trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

89. William Chappell as Elihu in Job, Vic-Wells Ballet, 1937 Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the Trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

90. Pauline Clayden in Miracle in the Gorbals, Sadler’s Wells Ballet, 1944 Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the Trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

91. Alexandra Danilova in L’Oiseau de Feu, de Basil’s Ballets Russes, 1936. Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the Trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

92. Ninette de Valois as the Tight-Rope walker in Douanes, Vic-Wells Ballet, 1935. Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the Trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

93. Anton Dolin in David, Markova-Dolin Ballet, 1935 Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the Trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

94. Violetta Elvin in Giselle, Sadler’s Wells Ballet, 1946. Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the Trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

95. Julia Farron in The Haunted Ballroom, Vic-Wells Ballet. Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the Trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

96. Margot Fonteyn in Swan Lake, Vic-Wells Ballet, 1937. Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the Trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

97. Margot Fonteyn in Apparitions, Vic-Wells Ballet. Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the Trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

98. Margot Fonteyn in Horoscope, Vic-Wells Ballet, 1938 Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the Trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

99. Margot Fonteyn in Nocturne, Vic-Wells Ballet, 1936 Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the Trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

100. Margot Fonteyn in Giselle, Vic-Wells Ballet, 1946 Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the Trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

101. Nana Gollner in Swan Lake, International Ballet. Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the Trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

102. Beryl Grey in Checkmate, Vic-Wells Ballet, 1947 Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the Trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

103. Beryl Grey in Le Lac des Cygnes, Vic-Wells Ballet, 1946 Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the Trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

104. Tamara Grigorieva, 1937 Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

105. Robert Helpmann in The Wanderer, Sadler’s Wells Ballet, 1941 Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

106. John Krizia  in The Interplay, American Ballet Theatre, 1946  Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

107. Yura Lazowski as The Jailer in Symphonie Fantastique, de Basil’s Ballets Russes, 1937 Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

108. David Lichine in Les Presages, de Basil’s Ballets Russes Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

109. Serge Lifar in Icare, de Basil’s Ballets Russes, 1938 Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

110. Alicia Markova in The Haunted Ballroom, Vic-Wells Ballet, 1935 Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

111. Alicia Markova in Les Elfs, Vic-Wells Ballet, 1938 Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

112. Alicia Markova in Le Bien Amiee, Vic-Wells Ballet, 1937 Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

113. Léonide Massine in Le Tricorne, de Basil’s Ballets Russes, 1936 Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

114. Vera Nemchinova in L’Epreuve D’amour, 1936 Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

115. Sono Osato, 1937 Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

116. Tatiana Riabouchinska, de Basil’s Ballets Russes, Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

117. Tatiana Riabouchinska, in Le Coq D’or, de Basil’s Ballets Russes, 1937 Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

118. Yurek Shabelevsky in Les Dieux Mendiants, de Basil’s Ballets Russes, 1937 Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

119. Michael Somes in Horoscope, Vic-Wells Ballet, 1938 Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

120. Lubov Tchernicheva in Scherazade, de Basil’s Ballets Russes, 1935 Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

121. Nini Theilade, 1937 Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

122. Tamara Toumanova in Aurora’s Wedding, de Basil’s Ballets Russes, 1935 Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

123. Harold Turner as the Blue Skater in Les Patineurs, Vic-Wells Ballet, 1937 Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

124. Harold Turner as Blue Skater in Les Patineurs, Vic-Wells Ballet, 1937 Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

125. Nina Verchinina Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

126. Léon Woizikovsky in L’Amour Sorcier, 1935 Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

127. Vera Zorina as Vera Barnova in On Your Toes, 1937 Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

Vintage Ballet Prints

128.  Frederick Ashton in Facade, Vic-Wells Ballet, 1935. Vintage Print. Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

129. Irina Baronova as the Ballerina in Petrouchka, de Basil’s Ballets Russes. Vintage Print. Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

130. Patricia Bowman, 1937. Vintage Print. Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

131. June Brae as the Black Queen in Checkmate, Vic-Wells Ballet, 1937. Vintage Print. Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

132. William Chappell in Les Patineurs. Vic-Wells Ballet, 1937. Vintage Print. Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

133. Alexandra Danilova in L’Oiseau de Feu, Vic-Wells Ballet, 1936. Vintage Print. Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

134. Margot Fonteyn in Facade, Vic-Wells Ballet, 1936. Vintage Print. Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

135. Tamara Grigorieva in Choreartium, de Basil’s Ballets Russes. Vintage Print. Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

136. Robert Helpmann as Albrecht in Act II of Giselle, Vic-Wells Ballet, 1935. Vintage Print. Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

137. Gabor Cossa, Elsa Kohl and Erika Timm in The Big City, Ballets Jooss, 1936. Vintage Print. Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

138. Noelle de Mosa and Ernest Uthoff in The Big City, Ballets Jooss, 1936. Vintage Print. Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

139. Jeanette Lauret as Zobeide in Scheherazade, René Blum’s Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo, 1936. Vintage Print. Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

140. Catherine Littlefield in Terminal, Littlefield Ballet, 1937. Vintage Print. Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

141. Pamela May as the Moon in Horoscope, Vic-Wells Ballet, 1938. Vintage Print. Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

142. Elizabeth Miller in The Gods Go A ‘Begging’. Vintage Print. The Royal Opera House

143. Ursula Moreton, in Casse-Noisette, Vic-Wells Ballet, 1935. Vintage Print. Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

144. Michael Somes, 1938. Vintage Print. The Royal Opera House

145. Vladimir Skouratoff in Protee, de Basil’s Ballets Russes, 1951. Vintage Print. Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

146. Nini Thilade in Seventh Sympthony, René Blum’s Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo, 1938. Vintage Print. Photograph by Theatre Museum, by courtesy of the trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum

Nude Studies

147. Ondine, original tear sheet from the book Blonde and Brunette, 1939. Gordon Anthony

148. Original tear sheet from the Blonde and Brunette, 1939. Gordon Anthony

149. Original tear sheet from Blonde and Brunette, 1939. Gordon Anthony

150. Modern print, photograph originally taken for Contrast, 1951. Gordon Anthony

151.Modern print, photograph originally taken for Contrast, 1951. Gordon Anthony

152. Bronze torso. Modern print, originally taken for Contrast, 1951. Gordon Anthony

153. Pax Vobiscum, Modern Print, camera study originally taken for The Bystander, 23.12.1936. Gordon Anthony

154. Play titles in Bric-a-Brac. Modern copy of a page from The Bystander, Gordon Anthony.

155. The Stoker. Modern copy of a page from The Bystander, 4.3.1936. Gordon Anthony

Shadowland: Gordon Anthony Photographs 1926-52